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August, 2020

  • 11 August

    Leadership Hendricks County is currently collecting applications for Executive Director role

    Leadership Hendricks County develops quality leaders serving Hendricks County. Its next executive director must be poised to seek, prepare, involve and sustain leaders from diverse backgrounds to address community and countywide changes. Organization Overview Since 1993, Leadership Hendricks County has trained over 500 adults and over 600 youth leaders. LHC …

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  • 10 August

    Single vehicle crash near Brownsburg sends three to the hospital

    A single vehicle crash near Brownsburg Sunday morning sent three people to the hospital including one person described as sustaining life-threatening injuries. In a release by the Hendricks County Sherriff’s Department, deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on County Road 1000E south of 56th Street near Brownsburg around 11:11 …

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  • 10 August

    Earn a Free High-Wage Certificate through “Next Level Jobs”

    With the many changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, now may be the right time for you or someone you know to make a career change or skill-up for your current position.As part of Indiana’s Next Level Jobs initiative, Hoosiers can earn a free certificate through Ivy Tech Community …

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  • 10 August

    Single Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of an Indianapolis Man

    Indianapolis, IN – Friday morning, just after 1:00 a.m., troopers were called to a single vehicle crash on I-465 northbound at the 11 mile-marker. When the first trooper arrived he found the driver entrapped in the wreckage and unresponsive. The Indianapolis Fire Department and EMS responded to the crash. Despite life …

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  • 10 August

    Weekly Construction Update for Marion County and I-70 Projects

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close lanes in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor this week. This weekly release will detail full closures, lane closures and ramp closures throughout the construction zones in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor from I-465 to the Ohio State …

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  • 10 August

    Modern Rockville Road Feedback Prioritizes Safety and Congestion Solutions

    INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 6, 2020) – The Modern Rockville Road project team recently asked the public to identify top priorities for the roadway. Respondents to the June questionnaire were asked about possible congestion and safety solutions.  Adding traffic capacity and maintaining pavement were top items identified. Click here to find a …

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  • 10 August

    Hendricks Power Members Elect New Board Member

    Avon, IN —   Hendricks Power Cooperative hosted its 84th Annual Meeting on Thursday, July 23rd at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds, with the board of directors’ election voting taking place from July 20th to July 23rd. Members were informed of cooperative business updates, including new practices due to COVID-19, patronage …

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  • 10 August

    Traffic pattern changes upcoming on US 231 under I-70

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces traffic on U.S. 231 under I-70 will be down to one 14’ lane in each direction beginning Monday, August 10, weather permitting. This is scheduled to last through November 20.There will also be overnight closures on U.S. 231 in both directions …

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  • 10 August

    Gov. Holcomb announces expanded peer recovery options for Hoosiers with mental health issues and substance use disorders

    INDIANAPOLIS –  Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced a partnership between the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and Mental Health America of Indiana to expand access to trained peer support recovery professionals through the Indiana Recovery Network. Peer supports are trained professionals with personal experience with mental health …

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  • 10 August

    Virtual Project Office Launches for North Split Improvements

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation, in partnership with engineering firm, HNTB, has introduced a virtual project office for the I-65/I-70 North Split Reconstruction Project in downtown Indianapolis. The interactive online platform represents the first-ever virtual project office implemented by INDOT, and the innovative approach allows users to stay engaged …

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  • 5 August

    $1.1 Million in Fines Approved for NIPSCO Pipeline Safety Violations

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued an Order today in Cause No. 44970 S2 approving $1,110,000 in civil penalties for Northern Indiana Public Service Company, LLC (NIPSCO) for pipeline safety violations occurring in 2018. These violations are related to NIPSCO’s failure to locate or mark its pipelines …

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  • 5 August

    New grant program to help Indiana Main Street organizations

    INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 5, 2020)  – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs today launched Taking Care of Main Street, a new program to provide operational support for Indiana Main Street programs. “Downtowns are the heartbeats of our rural communities, and we recognize the significant …

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  • 5 August

    Town of Avon Economic Development Department Launches New Website

    August 5, 2020:   The Town of Avon Economic Development Department recently launched a powerful new website, which can be seen here. The purpose of the organization is to help grow jobs and investment in Avon, Indiana. According to John Taylor, the town’s economic development director, “This exciting new website is carefully designed …

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  • 5 August

    Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20; Uniquely Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – (August 4, 2020) – From food to covered bridges, there are so many things that make Indiana unique. Visit Indiana’s next #The20IN20 list features the must-see, must-do treasures of the Hoosier State. “As Indiana continues to get Back on Track, these 20 attractions are all great reasons for …

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  • 5 August

    Pursuit Leads to Arrest of a Clay County Jail Escapee

    Vigo County – August 4, 2020, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Indiana State Police Putnamville Trooper Daniel Organ was patrolling in northern Vigo County.  While patrolling, he overheard a dispatch put out by Vigo County Central Dispatch Center in reference to a silver passenger car that Timothy Biddy, age 59, of Terre …

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